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North Carolina Governor Vetoes 12-Week Abortion Ban, Faces Override

GagliardiPhotographyIn addition to banning abortion at 12 weeks of pregnancy, the proposed law would establish a waiting period for abortions, which would require women to have an in-person visit with a doctor or health professional 72 hours before the abortion is performed and provide informed consent.

Republican leaders have accused the governor of misinforming voters about the bill and indicated their intent to override his veto.